Who did not see this coming? You have to keep those doors locked I tell you.......... you do not know who will just walk in!
College leaders are firing back, though, saying the government's efforts - which have already begun with national regulations - are unfairly targeting a part of private education for problems that are throughout all areas of higher learning.
For-profit schools, classified as those offering degree or certificate programs that are run by private companies seeking a profit, are a fast-growing segment of the higher education market.
Among the larger for-profits are the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute, Kaplan Career Institute and Gibbs College. Smaller ones include Salter College in West Boylston.
At the center of the state debate is House Bill 38, which was voted out of the Joint Committee on Higher Education earlier this month and has good chance of being fast-tracked for passage next month, said Rep. Tom Sannicandro, D-Ashland, the committee chairman.